Matua Valley `Sparkles` Sparkling Sauv Blanc NV (6 x 750mL), NZ

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$13.99 per Bottle
$83.94 per pack
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Overview

This new, innovative Matua Valley Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc "Sparkles” provides tropical fruit flavours and varietal characters typical of Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc - with bubbles that add lift and vibrancy.

Region:
NZ - Marlborough
State:
Imported
Country:
New Zealand

Winery Tasting Notes

Colour

Light green hues with a creamy mousse at the edge of the glass.

Aroma

The nose shows tropical and citrus fruits along with herbaceous varietal characters, with some underlying lees (yeast) complexity.

Palate

The palate is generous and fruit driven with classic Marlborough acidity giving structure and length. A fresh and fruit driven Sauvignon Blanc perfect for drinking now, with the luxurious bubbles creating a lively palate and a creamy texture.

Vintage
non-vintage
Region
NZ - Marlborough
Grape Style
Imported Sparkling
Closure Type
Cork closure
Alcohol
13%

Winery Profile

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The Founders

As a small, family-run winery in West Auckland, Matua Vally quickly gained a reputation for innovation, award-winning New Zealand wines.

In 1974, two brothers, Bill and Ross Spence, began their dream of making wine finer than any of their contemporaries could imagine. While they were the sons of a winemaking father, theirs was a winemaking tradition in the old style, one that neither was inclined to follow. They wanted to make wine in New Zealand that was as good as any in the world.

The Name

The name Matua (mah-too-ah) in Maori means "main stem", "foremost" or "head of the family". A very appropriate title, as this is the winery credited with producing New Zealand's first Sauvignon Blanc. 

A less publicised triumph was the impression the Sauvignon Blanc had made amongst the other winemakers, leading to the decision to include large quantities of this variety in the first vineyards to be planted in the now famous Marlborough region.

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